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Proper NameNone
Bayer DesignationNone
Flamsteed Number19 Ursae Minoris
HR (BSC)6079
ConstellationUrsa Minor
Right Ascension16h 10m 50s
Declination+75° 52' 39"
Distance580 light years
178 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +5.5
Absolute: -0.9
Spectral ClassB8V blue main sequence star
Optimum VisibilityJune (Usually visible from northern latitudes)
NotesA blue star lying close in the sky to Eta Ursae Minoris or Anwar al Farkadain in the 'bowl' of Ursa Minor's Little Dipper. Though 19 Ursae Minoris appears the fainter of the two stars, in reality it is rather brighter in absolute terms than its neighbour, but it lies some six times farther from the Solar System.


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